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Social Justice

Edinburgh Campaign Against Poverty action

On the national day of action against workfare


Paul Mason, Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions

Verso, 2012; 237pp; £12.99


Claimant wins

Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty (ECAP), a claimants group based at the Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh, is claiming ìa potentially crucial victoryî in the struggle of unemployed people to defend

Go, move, shift!

Charlotte Potter-Powell examines the purpose and effect of solidarity actions at Dale Farm as the barricades rise higher around the Travellers’ site in Essex.


From the archives: Riotous emotions

In an article looking back at the riots of 1985, Steve Platt considers not just the thoughts and feelings of the participants on all sides, but those of PN readers too.


Derek Wall, The No-nonsense Guide to Green politics; Derek Wall, The Rise of the Green Left: Inside the Worldwide Ecosocialist Movement

The No-nonsense Guide to Green politics (New Internationalist, 2010; 144pp; £7.99); The Rise of the Green Left: Inside the Worldwide Ecosocialist Movement. (Pluto Press, 2010; 208pp; £12.99)


North London Unity

3,000 rally against the underlying causes of the riots


Deptford United – You’re Invited

Reports from activists north and south of the river on the London riots and community responses


Where are the sociologists ?

John Linsie reflects on the media's simplistic response to the 2011 "riots".


Chartists spook banks on Halloween!

Supporters of the People Before Profit Charter (PBPC) held a protest on Queen Street in Cardiff on Halloween.